If you found your dream company (or any company you're excited to work for), start by giving value.
It could just be a short blog post, "Why I'm Thankful for What Company Z is Doing." (It is almost Thanksgiving after all....why not whip this up today or tomorrow?).
Then, email it to someone like the CEO. That's it. Brownie points secured.
That sets you up to send a value prop later.
Job Opp from the DJH Network!
Our friends at RevGenius is hiring a content manager!
They have a community of 30k rev leaders (sales, marketing, revops) and do tons of webinars, etc. They need a content manager who can take all the amazing content from their community and events and create a content engine!
This is perfect for someone with serious content marketing savvy and an understanding how to source content mostly from others, partner with people on content, and create an amazing vibe that drives action (community membership, event attendance).
Probably $80-100k salary range. They want someone with some proven skill and experience with content.
Super cool laid back guys that probably would be very fun to work for.
Why not send a video pitch to one of their team members?
Go for it. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. Let us know when you do!
How to start working 38 hours a week
Burnout is real. How can you focus not on hours worked, but value created? How can you economize your daily work? Often, less is more.
- Make a daily plan: Before diving into work each day, make a realistic list of what you plan to accomplish that day (or make it for the next day before logging off)
Learn to Code (you can do it)
It's amazing what you can accomplish when you are motivated, and you dive deep.
For example, it only takes 30 hours of focused concentration to learn to read (but the standardized school system makes it take way longer).
Well, same with career launch! You don't need to spend years and years going to get a degree.
To learn to code, you can join a bootcamp like Coding Temple (rated Best Coding Bootcamp in 2021 by Career Karma), and learn real skills fast.
With part-time, full-time, and self-paced options, you can dive into courses in Software Engineering, Data Analytics, and Blockchain.
Successful grads have entered the program from a wide array of ages, backgrounds, and career levels. They work at companies like LinkedIn and Salesforce.
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—Tatiana, 2022 grad
Quote of the Day
“Hard choices, easy life. Easy choices, hard life.”
― Jerzy Gregorek
The Career Hackers Revolution
- Career hacking is about the relentless pursuit of discovering and doing what makes you come alive. Here are the core principles in the Career Hackers Manifesto.
- See two of our top posts: How to Make a Video Pitch and 100 Ways to Work Out Loud, so you can skip the resume and degree and be your own credential.
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